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Substance Name: Sodium tetrathionate
RN: 10101-86-7
InChIKey: TYSODIVRTHAMGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A sulfuric acid dimer, formed by disulfide linkage. This compound has been used to prolong coagulation time and as an antidote in cyanide poisoning.

Molecular Formula

  • H2-O6-S4.2Na

Molecular Weight

  • 272.254
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sodium tetrathionate

Synonym

  • EINECS 233-260-0

Systematic Names

  • Disodium tetrathionate
  • Tetrathionic acid, disodium salt
  • Tetrathionic acid, sodium salt (1:2)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 10101-86-7

Other Registry Number

  • 29610-44-4

Related Registry Number

  • 13760-29-7 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0010101867

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • H2-O6-S4.2Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O6-S4
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2Na.H2O6S4/c;;1-9(2,3)7-8-10(4,5)6/h;;(H,1,2,3)(H,4,5,6)/q2*+1;

InChIKey

TYSODIVRTHAMGD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

S(O)(=O)(SSS(=O)(=O)O)=O.[Na+].[Na+]